Linda Wright Simmons, BA, is a Mental Health Counselor Practicum Student at LCS. Linda is pursuing a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at UCF and will graduate in August 2020. Linda’s background is ordained ministry in the Presbyterian Church (USA) in which she has served as a pastor, theological educator, and most recently, a Board Certified Chaplain in the pastoral education program at AdventHealth Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital). Linda earned a Doctor of Ministry from McCormick Theological Seminary in 2001. She is pursuing licensure in mental health counseling in order to expand her ministry as a pastoral counselor, focusing on building relationships with clients to facilitate their wholeness and well-being emotionally and mentally as well as spiritually.